Where the North Atacama Desert gives way to the Andes foothils, a sunrise starts lighting a train that started its journey at the Toquepala mine at night. The train will reach its destination, the... (more)
This photo was taken in 2016. It shows the recently rebuilt line from Aus to Lüderitz, which was swamped by the ever moving sand dunes. So, I was amazed to see a youtube clip of a train arriving i... (more)
BNSF 8469 is not making good speed after leaving the Rochelle Mining complex. The train has already started up the 1% plank of Logan Hill. In about a train length the coal load will stop and pick... (more)
UP 5405 leads a long WB intermodal train over Cienega Creek trying to escape the monsoon storms
A former Burlington Northern EMD SD60M still in Cascade green paint leads BNSF’s Cowley turn through rugged Sheep Canyon north of Greybull, Wyoming, on June 22, 2017. This arresting locale is alon... (more)
On April 9, 2016, an eastbound Union Pacific loaded oil train pops out of Tunnel 1 into a small pocket of sunshine (literally) on a gorgeous spring afternoon in Coal Creek Canyon.
An eastbound Canadian Pacific freight train is approaching in the last sunshine Black Canyon of the Thompson River, British Columbia, on June 23, 2016.
A westbound intermodal sails through the heart of the Mojave's 'Grand Canyon'. There are few places in Southern California that are so desolate and ruggedly beautiful as Afton Canyon!
The Wash - A westbound stack train led by BNSF #8138 pulls against the hill up Cadiz Summit from Danby California in the heart of the Mojave.
Eastbound WP climbing out of Oroville on new line relocation after building Oroville Dam
Brand new UP 8914 leads a westbound K train down Beaumont Hill along with 2 CSX units.
An eastbound grain train is about to enter tunnel 2.
A westbound SP pig train was approaching Ferrum Jct near the shores of Salton Sea back when it was safe to swim in and a popular place to spend a weekend.
Heart of the Mojave - Siberia California - An eastbound auto train rounds the bend at Siberia on it's way to Amboy.